Gasper River Catholic Camp and Retreat Center

A ministry of the Diocese of Owensboro, Gasper River Catholic Camp and Retreat Center is a 168-acre facility located eight miles northeast of Bowling Green, Kentucky. Gasper River operates as a summer camp serving the diocese and surrounding areas during the summer, and is open for retreat rentals throughout the rest of the year.


The Youth Ministry Office for the Diocese of Owensboro sponsors several events at Gasper River:

Camp L.I.F.E. – a week long experience for incoming freshmen through just-graduated seniors.
Quest Camps – a week long experience for incoming 7th and 8th graders.

Information on all the various camps available to youth and young adults in the diocese can be found by visiting Gasper River’s website: GasperRiverRetreatCenter.org